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Accredited by PDS

The Skin and Cancer Foundation, Inc. (SCFI) is one of the eleven residency training institutions accredited by the Philippine Dermatological Society (PDS). It is the second residency training program to be approved by the PDS. The PDS, in turn, is the only specialty society for Dermatology accredited by the Philippine Medical Association (PMA) and the Philippine College of Physicians (PCP).

 

 

Sunday
Nov252018

QMMC Residents Research Forum: 1st Place

Congratulations to our very own Dr. Terese Monette O. Aquino, MD., with her mentors Dr. Karla Cuenca-Luchangco, Dr. Vermen Verallo-Rowell, and Dr. Elizabeth Sanchez, for winning the Quirino Memorial Medical Center Residents' Research Contest. She proudly represented Skin and Cancer Foundation, Inc and her department, with her study entitled "The efficacy and safety of 6% gabapentin topical formulation in the treatment of pruritus in adult Filipino hemodialysis patients: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study" 

Sunday
Nov252018

Dermatologic Surgery Workshop

Dr. Christine Poblete-Lopez, currently practicing in Cleveland Clinic and a graduate of the Skin & Cancer Foundation, Inc., led a very informative and inspiring 2-Day Dermatologic Surgery Workshop for the SCFI Residents last September 27-28, 2018. Our residents were guided in doing Moh's micrographic surgery, skin grafts, and proper suturing techniques. We are all grateful to her for taking the time to teach and mentor the residents!

 

Dr. Christine Poblete-Lopez with Dr. Jasmin Jamora and Dr. Hildegarde Cabrera, together with the SCFI Residents

 

Taken after the workshop: SCFI Residents with Dr. Christine Poblete-Lopez and Dr. Nicole Yu!

Sunday
Nov252018

Dermatosis in Pregnancy: What to Do When There's a Baby on Board

Last September 26, 2018, Skin & Cancer Foundation, Inc. hosted the PDS Monthly CME entitled "Dermatosis in Pregnancy: What to Do When There's a Baby on Board" held at Wack Wack Golf & Country Club, Mandaluyong City. After a series of lectures, representatives from the different PDS-accredited institutions participated in the annual PDS quiz bee and a fun round of friendly competition!

SCFI Graduates and Residents

 

Sunday
Nov252018

PSV Convention: Best Scientific Poster Award

Congratulations to our SCFI resident, Dr. Claudine Ramos, who participated in the Philippine Society of Venerealogy Convention last October 5, 2018. She was awarded the Best Scientific Poster Award for her case report entitled "Disseminated Zoster in an Immunocompromised".

 

 

Dr. Claudine Ramos with Dr. Tofi Sison

Sunday
Nov252018

INFOcus: Filipino Skin


Last July 6-8, 2018, Skin and Cancer Foundation held their 8th Post Graduate Course, entitled "INFOcus: Filipino Skin" in Mariveles, Bataan! Activities included a medical mission, a day of interesting lectures, a fellowship night, and a tour around the nostalgic ambiance of Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar. It was an enlightening weekend that juxtaposed culture and innovation, and made one proud to be Filipino!

 

Medical Mission at the Mariveles Municipal Compound

 

Our souvenir booklet

 

The attendees decked in Filipino-inspired attire

 

Capping off the weekend at the Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar!